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Type 1 diabetes mellitus and NICE guidance: clinical review

Type 1 diabetes mellitus and NICE guidance: clinical review

Format

Clinical Review

Time to Complete

1.5 hours

Published

October 9, 2015

Updated

November 29, 2016

Programme Description

Professor Rayaz Malik and colleagues outline the latest NICE guidance on diagnosis and management of type 1 diabetes. Key learning points for healthcare professionals include when to measure C-peptide and diabetes-specific autoantibodies, DAFNE (dose-adjustment for normal eating) education programme, carbohydrate-counting training, and management options.

Educational Objectives

After reading this activity, healthcare professionals should be better able to:
  • Understand the basis for diagnosis of type 1 diabetes mellitus
  • Provide advice on blood glucose management
  • Be aware of current advice on insulin therapy
  • Monitor patients to prevent complications, including neuropathy
  • Prescribe appropriately for cardiovascular disease prevention
  • Faculty

    Activity authors
    Professor Rayaz Malik
    Professor of medicine and consultant physician
    Weill Cornell Medical College, Qatar
    University of Manchester School of Medicine
    Manchester
    United Kingdom

    Dr Shazli Azmi
    Centre for Endocrinology and Diabetes,
    Institute of Human Development,
    University of Manchester and Central Manchester NHS Foundation Trust
    Manchester
    United Kingdom

    Dr Uazman Alam
    Centre for Endocrinology and Diabetes,
    Institute of Human Development,
    University of Manchester and Central Manchester NHS Foundation Trust
    Manchester
    United Kingdom

    Test author
    Dr Ravi Ramanathan
    GP
    London
    United Kingdom

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    Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully answered all the test questions and completed your evaluation. You will then receive your MIMS Learning CPD certificate, which will be added to your CPD organiser for access at any time. This activity is offered at no cost.

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